Elderly Portsmouth couple '˜devastated' after mobility scooter is stolen

AN elderly couple are appealing for help after their mobility scooter was stolen on Wednesday night.

Friday, 21st December 2018, 6:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:41 am
The mobility scooter was stolen from inside the couple's garage

Liam Moreland, 67, says he is '˜devastated' after the mobility scooter belonging to his wife, Audrey, was taken from their home at Oakley House in Yarborough Road, Southsea.

Mr Moreland said: '˜I had just put the shopping away '“ when I came back to the garage it had gone.

'˜My wife is disabled and so needs this to get around; losing it will have a huge impact on her.

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'˜She desperately needs it and someone has thoughtlessly taken it away. Audrey is distraught.'

A spokeswoman from Hampshire Police said: '˜We received a report that a mobility scooter belonging to an 86 year old lady was taken from a garage between 12.30pm and 2.30pm on December 19.

The scooter is a blue 'Triple Star' model.'

Anyone with info can call 101, quoting 4418047126.